Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

C. Ferdinand ("Ferd") Sybert (1900-1982)
MSA SC 3520-1523


Born in Loretta, Pennsylvania, September 16, 1900.  Moved to Elkridge, Maryland with his family, 1902.  Son of Pius A. Sybert and Anna Marie (Haid) Sybert.  Attended parochial schools in Elkridge and Baltimore; Loyola College, Baltimore, A.B., 1922; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1925.  Admitted to the Maryland bar, 1925.  Roman Catholic.  Married Elizabeth J. Johnson; children Neal, George, and Suzanne (Sybert) Bedon.  Died in Ellicott City, Howard County, March 29, 1982.  Buried in St. Augustine Cemetery, Elkridge, Howard County.

Reporter for the Baltimore News-Post while in law school.  Engaged in the private practice of law, Ellicott City.  Counsel, Board of County Commissioners of Howard County, 1931-34.  State's Attorney for Howard County, 1934-46.  Appeal Agent, Howard County Selective Service Board, 1940-45.  President, Howard County Bar Association, 1945-48.  House of Delegates, Howard County, 1947-50; speaker of the House of Delegates, 1947-50.  Maryland Senate, Howard County, 1951-54.  Vice president, Maryland State Bar Association, 1952-53.  Attorney General of Maryland, 1954-61.  Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1961-65.  Partner in the law firm of Sybert, Sybert and Nippard, 1965-74.  Delegate from Howard County to the 1967 Constitutional Convention of Maryland.  Member, Howard County, Maryland State, and American Bar Associations.

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